Volunteer Positions available with Centerstone Sexual Assault Services!

Published

05/01/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Bradenton
Florida
United States

Description


Volunteer Positions Available:


Resource and Recovery Center Sexual Assault and Trauma Services has volunteer positions open for victim advocates. As a volunteer you will play an important role in making a positive difference in the lives of others.


Knowledge and Skill:


  • Able to work in a crisis environment
  • Provide emotional support and referrals
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of sexual violence issues
  • Trustworthy, dependable, flexible and caring
  • Comfortable working with law enforcement and medical staff
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Able to attend monthly meetings
  • Be able to apply learned skills out in the field
  • Bi-lingual is a plus
  • Must possess compassion, integrity, and creativity skills

Requirements:


  • Must complete 30 hour online Advocacy Core Training as well as 10 hour shadowing (required by Florida Council Against Sexual Violence)
  • Provide on-call crisis intervention
  • Provide emotional support to victims
  • Provide information regarding victim rights
  • Commit to a minimum of 16 hours per month
  • Accompany survivors throughout the criminal and administrative proceedings
  • Participate in 24/7 helpline rotation
  • Attend monthly meetings/trainings



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 For more information stop by the Human Resource office for an application


 391 6th Ave W, Bradenton FL

 OR contact:

Catherine DeGendice – Volunteer Coordinator at 941-782-4243


 

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

Catherine.DeGendice@centerstone.org
http://www.centerstoneflorida.org

Seeking compassionate volunteers with crisis knowledge


If this is something that you would like to learn more about, please call Catherine DeGendice @ 941-782-4243 or email at: Catherine.Degendice@centerstone.org


 


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